The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / Midlands
Rank 6 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.08% 23.20% 8.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.97% 24.71% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 4
Median daily rate £600 £550 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 170 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.44% 93.92% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 88 48
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 17 (35.42%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.67%) Open Source
3 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (14.58%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) Automotive
4 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.58%) JSON
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby
4 7 (14.58%) Ajax
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 7 (14.58%) MySQL
4 7 (14.58%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) HTML5
4 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.58%) CSS3
4 7 (14.58%) Scala
4 7 (14.58%) Django
4 7 (14.58%) REST
4 7 (14.58%) Play Framework
4 7 (14.58%) WSO2
5 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.17%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP MDG
3 1 (2.08%) Magento
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.58%) MySQL
1 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.58%) Automotive
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) Ajax
2 7 (14.58%) CSS
2 7 (14.58%) CSS3
2 7 (14.58%) Django
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
2 7 (14.58%) HTML5
2 7 (14.58%) JSON
2 7 (14.58%) Play Framework
2 7 (14.58%) REST
2 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Open Source
2 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 3 (6.25%) Data Management
5 3 (6.25%) ERP
5 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) ETL
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.17%) TDD
6 2 (4.17%) User Stories
6 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) C#
1 7 (14.58%) Ruby
1 7 (14.58%) Scala
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) SAP
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) WSO2
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Trillium